From Puntarenas: Bioluminiscence Boat Tour with BBQ & Drinks

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Discover the wonders of one of Costa Rica ’s bioluminescent bays on a guided boat tour, with hotel pickup from Puntarenas. After the boat trip head to Santa Elena beach for a BBQ and some beach time.


  • Savor the taste of a BBQ dinner of local foods at the beach
  • Admire the beauty of the local landscape
  • Marvel at millions of glowing plankton and watch the water light up
  • Swim in bioluminescence water
  • Get up close and personal with the glowing plankton and jump in.


Embark on a bioluminescence boat tour and see millions of glowing plankton. This tour start at 3:30 pm and end at 10:00 pm, sunset tour is included. After, chill on the beach we will enjoy a BBQ dinner in escondida beach club. At the night grows dark, get ready for a personal encounter with the bioluminescence phenomenon. See how the microscopic plankton produce natural light at the touch of your hand. Explore these organisms up close as your guide takes you on a journey, and even go and swim. At the end we will arrange your drop-off at you hotel or airbnb near puntarenas town.


Boat tour Guide Sunset tour Bioluminescence tour Snacks Water BBQ dinner Non-alcoholic drinks Coffee or hot chocolate

Important Information

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts. We will be waiting for you at the entrance of the restaurant el mirador del capitán at 3:30 pm This tour will take place only during some special night. This tour will take place rain or shine.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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